Staff and students from the Dean of Students Office taking their photo for Birds Give Back.

Illinois State University launches third annual Birds Give Back event 

Scheduled for February 25, the event encourages individuals to support their passion on campus.  The goal is to raise 2,021 gifts to correspond with the start of 2021.   
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Illinois State celebrates Redbird Philanthropy Week

Illinois State’s highly successful Redbird Philanthropy Week will be repeated this year February 22-26. The annual event is a tradition aimed at nurturing a collective sense of gratitude for the...
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Introducing Reggie’s Holiday Pick

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your Redbird? Reggie has you covered.
Illinois State University Quad in the fall

Rebuild the Red and White

To ensure that the University is prepared to continue to support students facing unexpected financial obstacles, University Advancement is encouraging all Redbird alumni and friends to help...
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Redbirds Rising campaign reaches record-breaking conclusion

Illinois State University concluded its largest fundraising campaign on June 30, raising $180.9 million during Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State. The historic campaign was supported...
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What can 14,429 Redbirds make possible?

In Fiscal Year 2020, 14,429 members of our Redbird community contributed to expanding the margin of excellence throughout campus.
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Redbird donors rise to support students in need!

Illinois State donors have been giving to the Red and White Scholarship since the fund was established in 2011 to help students with unexpected financial hardships.
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Single-day giving records broken during Birds Give Back 2020

Birds Gave Back now boasts back-to-back record giving days after Redbirds rose on February 27 to make 2,188 individual gifts to the University totaling $1,118,745, according to preliminary totals
Staff and students from the Dean of Students Office taking their photo for Birds Give Back.

Second annual giving day, Birds Give Back, set for February 27

Through the University-wide day of philanthropy, alumni, faculty/staff, students, parents, friends, and the community can donate funds to support their areas of interest at Illinois State.
Susan Cameron standing alongside Illinois State University Police Chief Aaron Woodruff and the Community Engagement Unit.

Passion for Paw-lice Work: Susan Cameron’s gift gives back to ISUPD and Community Engagement Unit

People often ask, “What are you passionate about?” Sometimes it takes a whole lifetime to answer that question. Susan Cameron ’79 had an inkling as a child that she acted on as an adult,...